Legal Counsel - Europe

England, London, City of London
18 Jan 2019
15 Feb 2019
Aleisha Murray
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Our client, a global operator and developer of carrier and cloud data centres, is seeking an experienced Commercial Legal Counsel to join the team. The individual will be UK qualified solicitor, having a top-tier private practice background and experience gained in-house, including on secondment, in the cloud/ software/ technologies industries.

Reporting to the General Counsel and advising on day-to-day and strategic deals and partnerships, the successful candidate will:

  • Draft and negotiate a wide range of high value commercial agreements including SaaS, licenses, & cloud hosting agreements;

  • Advise stakeholders on data protection, including reviewing and negotiating agreements related to data processing and supporting data privacy processes, policies and issues;

  • Identify legal and commercial risk for the business, whilst designing best practices and policies to mitigate risk

The successful candidate will have/be;

  • A UK qualified lawyer 4+ PQE, ideally both from a top-tier law firm as well as in-house;

  • Excellent technical drafting skills with the ability to adapt to new commercial business models;

  • Good understanding of GDPR and related processes, policies and contractual undertakings;

  • Ability to provide timely, practical and commercially focused advice; and

    • Team player with the confidence and ability to build relationships with colleagues and stakeholders across the business.

For more information and a confidential conversation, please contact Robert Walters on 02075098736.

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